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Blackmail (1992): Sometimes a Cigar is a Hitch(c**ktail)

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Alfred Hitchc**k’s Blackmail marked the first time, in British cinematic history, that sound was used for an entire feature film.Β The infamous American musical The Jazz Singer (1927) has been cited as the first film to use dialogue; however, Al Jolson’s notorious film barely passes as a β€œtalkie” as it incorporated only a β€œfew” lines of dialogue.Β When considering the inability to ...

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